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The Creative Spirit Blog is a place for sharing creativity, ideas and inspiration. Here you will find plenty of interesting topics posted regularly for both the artist and art enthusiast. Be sure to subscribe to The Creative Spirit Blog to receive notifications of new posts via email.

 

Supported by Our Creative Spirit

“Every adversity brings new experiences and new lessons.”          Lailah Gifty Akita Caught in the turmoil of the moment, we forget the cyclical nature of history. We forget that the present always looks different from the inside than it does from the outside. We forget that this moment, with all its tribulations,…

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Possibilities

“Creativity makes a leap, then looks to see where it is.”   Mason Cooly A pandemic has overtaken our world and changed life as we know it. As we wake to another day of isolation, searching to make sense and find stability, practicing the practice of life within the chaos of the new norm, we ask:…

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Embrace Something New

“Being an artist means that you have the ability to imagine yourself into all kinds of othernesses.  Doing that, you can rearrange perspectives on things, which can provide a revelation.”               Eric Fischl We all get comfortable and complacent at times.  We know we can do something well and it is comfortable.  But the truth…

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Life Happens

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.”  Thomas Merton Someone asked if I gave up writing the other day.  I am late for those of you who follow along. “No” was my answer, it’s just that “Life Happens”. I guess I must have thought I was…

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The Viewer Artist Connection

“A work of Art is completed by the Viewer.”                                                                           Marcel Duchamp The dialog created in all the art forms, between artist and viewer, listener, or reader, is an exciting form of creative human expression and communication.  A way of enriching the human experience .The “non creator” wants to find a story in the art, something to…

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